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Join Dr. Christopher Connor, D.O. and Dr. Thomas Franko, PharmD, BCACP for this educational opportunity at the Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion in Kingston.Objectives: —Recommend appropriate dosing strategies for opioid naïve and tolerant patients —Recognize when to compensate for incomplete cross tolerance —Calculate appropriate doses of IV, PO, long and short acting opioids —Evaluate the safety of opioid doses given a specific patient case —Discuss the nuances in converting to and from fentanyl patches and methadone —Describe how to wean an opioid dose to reduce the potential of withdrawal This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the providership of the Pennsylvania Medical Society. The Pennsylvania Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.The Pennsylvania Medical Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the educational activity. Physicians: The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.  The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine designates this program for a maximum of two hours of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity. The Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Participants who attend the full program and complete an evaluation form for this knowledge-based activity will be awarded a statement of credit at the conclusion of the program for .2 CEUs (2 hours). ACPE # 0097-99
  • Start:October 24, 2018
  • End:October 24, 2018
  • Recurring
  • Where:Thomas P. Saxton Medical Pavilion, 468 Northampton St, Kingston, Pennsylvania, United States, 18704
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  • Event Type: Other
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